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Brush up on your nutrition and laminitis knowledge with free webinars

SPILLERS is running a series of free webinars, presented by highly knowledgeable SPILLERS nutritionists, Isabel Harker, Gina Burgoyne and Sarah Nelson, for horse owners to help them with their nutrition and laminitis knowledge

SPILLERS is running a series of three webinars for horse owners to help them manage their horses’ diets, understand more about gastric ulcers and reduce the risks of laminitis. The first webinar will be held on 20 January 2022.

Presented by highly knowledgeable SPILLERS nutritionists, Isabel Harker, Gina Burgoyne and Sarah Nelson, each session will contain clearly delivered information and practical advice. There will also be plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

“Whether you have a horse or a pony, and whether you are looking for safe weight gain, weight loss or a maintenance diet these webinars are for you,” said Clare Barfoot, RNutr, marketing and research and development director at Mars Horsecare UK, home of the SPILLERS brand.

“The webinars incorporate answers to many of the questions we receive via our Care-Line, together with the latest in equine nutrition science, making them highly relevant for every level of horse owner. And the best news is they are free and accessible to all.”

The “tips for winter weight gain” webinar, hosted by Gina Burgoyne, will be on Thursday 20 January from 8pm to 9pm, and will cover:

  • Forage
  • Calories explained
  • Fibre and oil diets
  • Practical advice

The “tips for horses prone to gastric ulcers” webinar, hosted by Gina Burgoyne, will be on Thursday 10 February from 8pm to 9pm, and will cover:

  • Who is at risk
  • What to look out for
  • How nutrition plays a role
  • Forage

The “managing your laminitic horse” webinar, hosted by Isabel Harker and Sarah Nelson, will be on Thursday 3 March from 8pm to 9pm, and will cover:

  • Who is at risk
  • Symptoms
  • How nutrition plays a role
  • Body condition
  • Grazing tips

The webinars will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. Each session is free of charge and will last for approximately one hour. If you would like to join, please sign up. A link to join the webinar will then be emailed to you the day before the session.

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